Displaying items by tag: TB

Tuesday, 25 February 2020 09:59

Hawke's Bay's tuberculosis flare-up

More than 43,000 animals have been tested to date as Ospri deals with a bovine tuberculosis (TB) outbreak in the Hawke’s Bay.

Published in General News
Thursday, 13 February 2020 10:36

Controls in place to clear TB in Hawke’s Bay

A small cluster of tuberculosis-infected cattle have been discovered in Hawke’s Bay.

Published in General News
Monday, 07 January 2019 08:55

Farmers urged not to forget TB

Farmers, especially in the South Island, are being reminded that while Mycoplasma bovis has captured headlines, TB is a continuing problem in small pockets of the country.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 09 February 2018 13:55

TB research wins award

The science underpinning New Zealand’s TBfree programme has earned an award for its researchers.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 10 March 2017 12:32

TB find triggers rigorous testing

The identification of bovine TB in cattle and deer herds and wildlife around Mount Cargill, near Dunedin, has led to testing and surveillance changes under the TBfree programme.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 03 August 2016 12:38

TB differential levy

The Meat Industry Association says member meat processors have agreed to collect a TB eradication differential levy on dairy cattle, although it does not agree with this method of collection.

Published in General News
Thursday, 14 July 2016 10:55

New plan to tackle bovine TB

Primary industry leaders came together on Tuesday night in Wellington to officially launch the new plan for managing bovine TB in New Zealand.

Published in General News
Sunday, 29 May 2016 10:39

Funding for TB plan welcomed

Government funding for the ongoing plan to eradicate bovine tuberculosis has been approved by Minister for Primary Industries, Nathan Guy.

Published in General News

Sharemilkers and dairy herd owners are being advised to get their livestock sorted for the upcoming 'gypsy day' move.

Published in Farm Health
Monday, 29 February 2016 12:45

Fewer TB tests

The farming industry's investment in TB eradication is proving to be effective as OSPRI lifts stock movement restrictions and reduces testing requirements in many areas.

Published in General News
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